Category Archive: Coaching

Jan 07

John Wooden (and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar)

John Wooden was a great man and a great coach. He won, as men’s basketball coach at UCLA, 10 national titles in 12 years. Yet, developing young men was more of his focus. This blog post points to some things we can learn from ‘The Wizard of Westwood’ and some pictures. Wooden’s Pyramid of Success …

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Oct 20

Be Humble, Stay Hungry, Always Hustle – H3 Leadership

3 Traites for Leadership: 20 Habits to Build Your Leadership On H3 Leadership by Brad Lomenick is the result of experience and a lot of reflection. And we would be foolish not to benefit from it. When he reflected on the habits that propelled him forward he came up with twenty and organized them around …

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Aug 15

Lifeline Productions – the comic strip of Radio

This site has a long list of 60-second audio comic strips.  Each has a life (Christian) message. http://www.lifelinepro.com/ – Downloadable clips. #Humor #Funny Nice list giving the Title, the Situation, and the Key Line. The Best of list is the top 52 (most popular) clips. A few of my favorites are House on Fire, Give It …

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Jul 11

One Word transformation.

https://leadershipfreak.wordpress.com/2015/01/08/one-word-away-from-transformation/  Describes how to pick one word a year to focus on. Kinda like, in a way, my Christmas boxes.   

Jun 16

The pursuit of excellence begins with frustration, but succeeds with optimism.

When you're more passionate about excellence than others… http://t.co/pochvJHrRI ! pic.twitter.com/0bKQ12jBxi — Dan Rockwell (@Leadershipfreak) June 15, 2015

Mar 05

The Power of “Now”

5 great ideas from Tim Price. The first one I hope I can use: Replace the word “but” with now. E.g., “You made a good effort on this, now let’s see if we can add fractions with the common denominator.” This emphasizes the growth mindset (as apposed to the fixed mindset) http://www.harvestministryteams.com/blog/2015/03/the-power-of-now/   “Now” is …

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